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The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Magdi Guirguis and Nelly van Doorn-Harder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This third and final volume of The Popes of Egypt spans the five centuries from the arrival of the Ottomans in 1517 to the present era. Hardly any scholarly work has been written about the Copts ... More


Exercising Authority: Patriarchs and Public Policy: (Pope John XIII to Pope Matthew III, 1484–1646)

Magdi Guirguis

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter spans from Pope John XIII to Pope Matthew III, 1484–1646, looking at legislation and new social circumstances (Popes John XIII and Gabriel VII, 1484–1524).


Redefining Authority: (Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) V, 1874–1927)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the long reign of Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) V, 1874–1927, a time of extraordinary growth and progress, which the Copts describe as the golden age of their history.


Epilogue: The Making of the Coptic Papacy

Stephen J. Davis

in The Early Coptic Papacy: The Egyptian Church and Its Leadership in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248306
eISBN:
9781617970436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248306.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history and the making of the Coptic papacy in Egypt. The analysis reveals four recurrent strategies of representation that ... More


Reviving Tradition, Reviving the Church: (Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI, 1959–71)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the papacy of Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI, 1959–71, who ascended the throne as the 116th pope.


Contesting Authority: Patriarchs and Coptic Notables: (Pope Mark VI to Pope Mark VIII, 1646–1798)

Magdi Guirguis

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at how a real and tangible shift occurred in the middle of the seventeenth century in the leadership of the community, away from the Coptic popes and toward distinguished notables.


Educating Egypt: (Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) IV, 1854–61; Pope Demetrius II, 1862–70)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the leadership of Cyril IV, the “Reforming Pope,” who ordered administrative and educational reforms, and the achievements of Pope Demetrius II.


Negotiating Political Landscapes: (Pope Shenouda III, 1971–)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Pope Shenouda III, 1971–, is the 117th pope of Egypt and has guided the Coptic community into an era far more complex then the church had ever previously faced.


Reforming the Church for the Twenty-first Century: (Pope Shenouda III, 1971–)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Pope Shenouda III's most profound changes have come through his efforts to improve the quality of monastic life, to redraw diocesan boundaries and ordain new bishops, to incorporate laypeople into ... More


Leading in the Midst of Political Change: (Pope John XIX, 1928–42; Pope Macarius III, 1944–45; Pope Yusab II, 1946–56)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the reigns of three popes—John XIX, 1928–42; Macarius III, 1944–45; and Yusab II, 1946–56—who saw the proverbial best and worst of times in the history of Egypt and the Coptic ... More


Preparing for Reformation: (Pope Mark VIII, 1797–1809; Pope Peter VII, 1809–52)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter covers the leadership of Coptic Pope Mark VIII, 1797–1809 and Pope Peter VII, 1809–52), addressing the moral conduct of the Coptic community and the education of Copts.


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